kraton names new
chief executive and coo
Kraton Polymers LLC has appointed Kevin M. Fogarty president and chief executive officer. Additionally, David A. Bradley has been appointed chief operating officer. Fogarty has served as Kraton’s executive vice president since June 2005, when he joined Kraton from Invista S.àr.l., where he served as president for polymers and resins.
Bradley had been vice president of operations. He joined Kraton in April 2004 as vice president of transformation, bringing Lean Six Sigma to Kraton’s operations.
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